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Catch the train from Venice to Trieste

Venice is famed as one of the most romantic and stunning cities in the world, but a little further along the coastline, not far from the Slovenian border, us another treasured port city: Trieste. Trenitalia trains will take you directly to the centre of Trieste in less than two hours.

Arriving in Trieste, the capital of Italy's Friuli Venezia Giulia region, you'll notice a few similarities with Venice, but a few differences too, as the whole city is a beautiful melting pot of Italian, Slovenian, and even Austro-Hungarian influences. Be sure to visit the Museo Revoltella and Piazza Unità d'Italia before you leave! Scroll down for more information on the journey, including train times and FAQs.

Venice to Trieste Centrale by train

It takes an average of 2h 8m to travel from Venice to Trieste Centrale by train, over a distance of around 71 miles (114 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Venice to Trieste Centrale and tickets for this journey start from €9.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 5m
PriceFrom €9.90
Distance71 miles (114 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train05:39
Last train18:43
Departure stationVenice
Arrival stationTrieste Centrale
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Flixbus, Italo

Venice to Trieste Centrale train times

Check out the next trains departing from Venice to Trieste Centrale for Tuesday 29th June 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:39 10:44 2h 5m, direct
08:43 11:05 2h 22m, 1 change
09:39 11:44 2h 5m, direct
11:39 13:44 2h 5m, direct
12:39 14:44 2h 5m, direct
13:39 15:44 2h 5m, direct
14:39 16:44 2h 5m, direct
15:39 17:44 2h 5m, direct
16:39 18:44 2h 5m, direct
16:43 19:15 2h 32m, 1 change

Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Intercity trains from Venezia to Trieste Centrale

You can travel from Venezia to Trieste Centrale on Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Intercity trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat).

Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

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Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Cheap train tickets from Venice to Trieste Centrale

The price of train tickets from Venice to Trieste Centrale starts at €9.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Venice to Trieste Centrale by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Venice to Trieste Centrale? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Venice to Trieste Centrale take?

The average journey time by train between Venice and Trieste Centrale is 2 hours and 8 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Venice and Trieste Centrale by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Venice to Trieste Centrale is 2 hours and 5 minutes.

How much does the train from Venice to Trieste Centrale cost?

Train ticket prices from Venice to Trieste Centrale can start from as little as €9.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Venice to Trieste Centrale?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Venice to Trieste Centrale without having to change trains. There are 12 direct trains from Venice to Trieste Centrale each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Venice to Trieste Centrale leave?

The first train from Venice to Trieste Centrale leaves at 05:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Venice to Trieste Centrale leave?

The last train from Venice to Trieste Centrale leaves at 18:43. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Venice and Trieste Centrale by train?

Trains travelling from Venice to Trieste Centrale cover a distance of around 71 miles (114 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Trieste Centrale to Venice. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Venice to Trieste Centrale.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Venice to Trieste Centrale for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/29/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 07/07/2021 for travel on 07/07/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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